A film by : Denis Dercourt
Written by : Denis Dercourt

4th feature film
2006 – 188min – Drama
French speaking

Starring : Catherine Frot, Déborah François, Pascal Greggory, Clotilde Mollet, Xavier de Guillebon, Christine Citti,

Synopsis : Mélanie, the daughter of a butcher in a small provincial town, is ten years old and seems to have a gift for the piano. She tries the entrance examination at the conservatory but fails, unsettled by the casual attitude of the president of the jury , a recognized pianist. Deeply disappointed, Mélanie gives up the piano. A decade later, during an internship, Mélanie meets Mr. Fouchécourt, the husband of the woman who has changed the course of her life. Mélanie gets noticed for her organizational skills and dedication, and is recruited at Mr. Fouchécourt’s to watch over his son. The meeting with Ms. Fouchécourt goes wonderfully well as Melanie shows her sensitivity to music and becomes her page turner …

Producers : Michel Saint-Jean – Diaphana Films
Co-producers : Tom Dercourt – Les Films à un dollar (France)
International Sales: Films Distribution
Distribution: Diaphana (France)
Theatrical Release France: August 9th, 2006
With participation from: Canal +, France 3 Cinéma, Région Ile de France, CinéCinéma,  Procirep and Angoa-Agicoa, Banque Populaire Images 6 and Sofica Soficinéma

Festivals :

UN CERTAIN REGARD_0Festival de Cannes – Un Certain Regard 2006
Festival International du Film de Toronto 2006
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma de Montréal 2006
Festival International du Film de Hong Kong 2007
Festival International du Film d’Edimbourg 2006
Festival International du Film de Rio de Janeiro 2006


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